Asante. <em>Gold Weight</em>, 19th or 20th century. Cast brass, 1 3/8 x 3/16 x 1 1/2 in. (3.5 x 0.5 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Franklin H. Williams Collection of Ashanti Brass Weights and Accessory Objects for Weighing Gold, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 74.218.23. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.218.23_bw.jpg)

Gold Weight

Artist:Asante

Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 3/16 x 1 1/2 in. (3.5 x 0.5 x 3.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H4, 9C

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 74.218.23

Image: 74.218.23_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cast brass geometric weight with stepped design on edges and an "X" design incised on obverse and reverse. The center of the weight is pierced by a circular void. Condition: Excellent

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